This edition is fixed-format for the iPad only, and mimics the physical book on the iPad. Not suitable for other ebook readers.
is the moving story of a nonviolent hero, illustrated with more than 70
photographs, and told by a highly respected author who grew up in
life continues to inspire and baffle readers today. How did an
unsuccessful young lawyer become the Mahatma, the “great soul” who led
400 million Indians in their struggle for independence from the British
Empire? What is nonviolence, and how does it work?
answers these questions and gives a vivid account of the turning points
and choices in Gandhi’s life that made him an icon of nonviolence.
Easwaran witnessed at firsthand how Gandhi inspired ordinary people to
turn fear into fearlessness, and anger into love. He visited Gandhi in
his ashram to find out more about this human alchemy, and during the
prayer meeting watched the Mahatma absorbed in meditation on the
Bhagavad Gita, the scripture that was the wellspring of his spiritual
highlight Gandhi’s teachings in his own words, and sidebar notes and a
chronology, new to this updated edition, provide historical context.
This book conveys the spirit and soul of Gandhi – the only way he can be truly understood.